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The Gender Wage Gap: Breaking Through Stalled Progress


A remote hearing before the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee will be held on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at 2:30 p.m. ET. 

Hearing:          “The Gender Wage Gap:  Breaking Through Stalled Progress”


Dr. Marlene Kim
Professor of Economics
University of Massachusetts Boston
Boston, MA

Dr. Michelle Holder
Associate Professor of Economics
John Jay College, City University of New York
New York, NY

Ms. Ai-jen Poo
Co-founder and Executive Director
National Domestic Workers Alliance
New York, NY

Mrs. Romina Boccia
Managing Director
Stonebrick, LLC
Salt Lake City, UT

Date:                 2:30 p.m. ET, Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Location:          Remote

Chairman Donald S. Beyer Jr. presiding.

Chairman Donald S. Beyer's Opening Statement

Ranking Member Mike Lee's Opening Statement

Hearing transcript can be found here.

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